New York Times, Thursday, May 29, 2008

Author: John Farmer
Editor: Will Shortz
John Farmer
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36 Missing: {FJZ} This is puzzle # 13 for Mr. Farmer. NYT links: Across Lite

JimH notes: The way to read the rebus squares depends on your perspective. If you're looking at Across clues, read them as ACROSS and for the down clues, read them as DOWN.
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© 2008, The New York Times
Across Down
1. First clue : ONEACROSS
5. Outdoor wingding : BARBQ
10. Secretary of state after Muskie : HAIG
14. Innocent : LAMB
15. MDX maker : ACURA
16. View from the Ponte Vecchio : ARNO
17. Iroquoian language : ERIE
18. Spans, as a river : STRETCHESACROSS
20. Spots for Velcro : STRAPS
22. See 27-Across : TAI
23. Oktoberfest exclamation : ACH
24. "You're the One ___ Want" ("Grease" song) : THATI
25. Ancient square : AGORA
27. With 22-Across, order at a tiki bar : MAI
28. Not active: Abbr. : RET
29. "Coming to America" co-star : ARSENIOHALL
32. Let go : AXE
33. ___ Scamander, pseudonym of J. K. Rowling : NEWT
34. Auto on the autobahn : OPEL
35. Relocate from one side to the other : MOVEACROSSTOWN
39. Title girl in a 2002 Disney film : LILO
42. Go slowly (along) : POKE
43. Chip in a Dell, briefly : CPU
46. Versatile performers : ONEMANBANDS
50. Abstract art pioneer Jean : ARP
51. Some modern donations : OVA
52. Quarterback Rodney : PEETE
53. Bike shop stock : TIRES
55. Word with press or mess : KIT
56. Business no., maybe : EXT
57. St. Clare's birthplace : ASSISI
58. Facing one's house from a short distance away, say : ACROSSTHESTREET
62. In dreamland, perhaps : ABED
63. City on the Oka : OREL
64. Non ___ (not so much, in music) : TANTO
65. Blue-ribbon : AONE
66. Par for the course : NORM
67. Kvetcher's cry : OYVEY
68. Transect : CUTACROSS
1. Faux fat : OLESTRA
2. Church vestibule : NARTHEX
3. Arab territory : EMIRATE
4. Jazz/blues monthly : DOWNBEAT
5. Grouper, e.g. : BASS
6. Do something dramatic : ACT
7. Sci-fi debut of 1921 : RUR
8. Celt of NW France : BRETON
9. Doha dweller : QATARI
10. "Fat chance!" : HAH
11. Handy guide for a walking tour : AREAMAP
12. Relative to dimensions : INSCALE
13. Hit the skids : GODOWNHILL
19. "I'm outta here!" : CIAO
21. A Baldwin : PIANO
25. "For ___ all know ..." : ASWE
26. Master : GETDOWNPAT
30. Excite, with "up" : REV
31. Sweetums : HON
35. MTV's "Date My ___" : MOM
36. Blush adds it : TONE
37. Sanctioned : OKD
38. Novelists Nathanael and Rebecca : WESTS
39. Scorn : LOOKDOWNON
40. Like some fertility lab techniques : INVITRO
41. Hide in a closet? : LEATHER
43. Game in the Arctic : CARIBOU
44. On hand : PRESENT
45. Inverted : UPSIDEDOWN
47. "Tarzan of the ___" : APES
48. Adjoining : NEXTTO
49. Stab in the back : BETRAY
54. Hall-of-Fame Nascar racer Bobby : ISAAC
57. "This is not ___" (warning label) : ATOY
59. Hardwood source : ELM
60. Stationer's item: Abbr. : ENV
61. Printemps follower : ETE

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